Tuning Out the Tremors: How Deep Brain Stimulation Saved a Violinist’s Song

October 9, 2018

When it comes to the violin, even the smallest movement can change the entire course of a song. A violinist’s arms are a system of precise levers used to create each note of music. So when professional violinist Roger Frisch noticed a tiny but uncontrollable shake in his bow hand one day during rehearsal, he was devastated.

Pain Awareness Month

September 17, 2018

What Pain Has to Gain: MedTech Solutions to Acute and Chronic Pain

For millions of Americans, pain is more than a symptom; it’s an invisible illness that can devastate personal productivity and well-being. Today, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined

MedTech innovators are committed to cultivating innovative and safe pain management treatments, from minimally invasive implants to sophisticated genetic testing to use-at-home mobile apps. The FDA has approved more than 200 medical devices and technologies intended exclusively to treat chronic and acute pain; hundreds of other devices on the market are capable of reducing pain in relation to specific illnesses.

Learn more about MedTech solutions to combat pain.